Emergency Financial Assistance

Description: Programs that provide cash, vouchers or other forms of monetary aid for people in need of assistance and evaluate the individual's or family's need for the money on a case-by-case basis rather than having pre-established policies regarding the types of needs the dollars can be used to cover. (AIRS NT-8900)

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RI

Pawtucket, RI

Address: 32 Goff Avenue
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Phone: 401-723-4520
Services Provided: The Blackstone Valley Community Action Program provides a number of services to its clients from Basic Needs, energy heating assistance to job training.
Programs and services for families include:
Family Programs including Home Visiting programs Parents as Teachers (PAT) and Healthy Families America [http://bvcap.org/family-services/]
Rhode Island Works and Education and Job Training Programs [http://bvcap.org/education-and-job-training/]
Basic Needs including food pantry and Project undercover(diapers) [http://bvcap.org/emergency-services/]
Provider Profiles: The Blackstone Valley Community Action Program (BVCAP) is a non-profit agency and a member of the nation-wide network of Community Action Programs. Our mission is to assist low-moderate income people and empower them to become self-reliant, responsible citizens. Our programs are funded through federal, state and local grants.

Multiple Locations
BVCAP Community Center
210 West Avenue
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30AM – 4PM
Phone: 401-475-5071

Woonsocket Office
Woonsocket Senior Center
84 Social Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30AM – 4PM

Phone: 401-766-3734
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 2/14/2019

Wakefield, RI

Organization Name: Tri-County Community Action Agency
Address: 1935 Kingstown Road
Wakefield, RI 02879
Phone: 401-789-3016
Toll Free Phone: 800-432-2605
Eligibility: Residents of Washington County and West Greenwich. Program participation are subject to eligiblity requirements
Services Provided: Head Start and Early Head Start
Joyful Learning Child Academy
Family Care Community Partnership (FCCP)
Senior and Disabled Adult Services
Heating Assistance (by appointment)
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Provider Profiles: Tri-County Community Action Program has 12 sites in multiple communities throughout the State of Rhode Island.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 10/22/2018

Nationwide

220 Montgomery Street, Suite 968
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 212-463-7042
Address: 220 Montgomery Street, Suite 968
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 212-463-7042
Eligibility: US and Canada
Services Provided: Small emergency expenses. Modest Needs offers three main types of grants: Self Sufficiency Grants, Back-to-Work Grants and Independent Living Grants.
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 3/21/2019
Address:
Phone: 781-356-4300
Eligibility: In-hospital life saving medical treatment and surgeries, no medical insurance, no other financial resources available
Services Provided: Dedicated to funding in-hospital life saving medical treatment and surgeries for those who do not have medical insurance, and for which no other financial resources are available.
Provider Profiles: Application on website.
Original Source: MedHome Portal
Last Updated: 2/15/2018